Our Fire Science Program
- Experience the thrill of saving lives and fighting fires.
- Use firefighting vehicles, hoses, Jaws of Life, saws, axes, and rope rescue equipment.
- Perform lifesaving medical and rescue techniques to provide emergency services to those in need.
- Prepared for college fire science education and wild land fire certification.
The fire science program is two years in length. Students have the opportunity to obtain wildland firefighter industry certification, as well as, OSHA 10-hour general industry and CPR instruction.
Students successfully completing the program have the opportunity to earn free dual enrollment college credit providing all requirements are met.
Listing of Instructional Topics
- Building Construction
- Evidence Preserving and Sampling
- Fire Behavior
- Fire Shelters
- Forcible Entry
- Map Reading and Compass
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Ropes and Knots
- Search and Rescue
- Transportation Safety
- Victim Rescue
- Wildland Fire Behavior
Wildland Firefighter Entry Level Salary Range*
- Hourly: $12.89–$22.13
- Annual: $26,810–$46,030
*Source - Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages
Awards and Recognitions
- Silver - Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter - Arizona SkillsUSA Conference, 2019
Related Career Pathways
- Communications Dispatcher
- Emergency Medical Technician*
- Field Analyst*
- Fire Investigator*
- Fire Chief*
- Fire Protection Engineer*
- Fire Rescue Supervisor*
- Hazardous Material Responder
- Military Personnel
- OSHA Technician*
*with additional education in this field.